32 days in Australia Itinerary

32 days in Australia Itinerary

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32 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  25​h
Brisbane
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h
Gold Coast
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: London

6
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brisbane: Mooloolaba (Mooloolaba Beach, Sea Life Sunshine Coast, & more), Caloundra (MaisyMoo & Kings Beach) and Australia Zoo (in Beerwah). The adventure continues: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and enjoy the sand and surf at Moffat Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Brisbane tour planner.

London, UK to Brisbane is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Brisbane. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from London in April: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Caloundra, Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage, Australia Zoo
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

6
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Change things up with a short trip to Cape Byron Lighthouse in Byron Bay (about 1h 30 min away). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park, make a splash at The Rockpools, enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Observation Deck, and kick back and relax at Coolangatta Beach.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Gold Coast sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Cape Byron Lighthouse
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World

7
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). Dedicate the 19th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, tour the water at your own pace with Melbourne Boat Hire, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Melbourne takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Gold Coast - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

8
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Shelly Beach in Manly, about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through The Rocks, enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sydney attractions planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in April since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Taronga Zoo, Shelly Beach
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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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